Kostya Tszyu vs. Ben Tackie

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2002-05-18 : Kostya Tszyu 140 lbs beat Ben Tackie 139½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • World Boxing Council Light Welterweight Title (6th defending of Tszyu)
  • World Boxing Association Light Welterweight Title (3rd defending of Tszyu)
  • International Boxing Federation Light Welterweight Title (1st defending of Tszyu)
  • Weights: Tszyu 140 lbs, Tackie 139.5 lbs
  • Tszyu defends his newly awarded Ring Magazine Jr. Welterweight world title.
  • Tszyu suffered a welt under his right eye, while Tackie had one under his left eye. Both bled around the mouth.
  • Tszyu out jabbed Tackie all night long.